Broward County Charity & Causes

Gulfstream Park Food Drive in Conjunction with July 4th Family Celebration

4th Annual Community Breakfast by Feeding South FloridaWednesday, July 4, 4pm – Gulfstream Park, 901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach

Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in Hallandale Beach is joining the fight against hunger by holding a July 4th Food Drive benefiting Feeding South Florida™. During the July 4th Family Celebration at Gulfstream Park, participants can donate non-perishable foods such as peanut butter, cereal, tuna, rice, macaroni and cheese, protein foods, etc. to either the south or north valet areas. No glass items, please. Each person donating non-perishable food items will be eligible to win a $500 drawing. The drawing will take place directly after the 9 p.m. fireworks. Gulfstream Park’s July 4th Family Celebration will include a Kidz Zone, live music, fireworks, food, fun and more. According to Feeding South Florida’s records, 938,110 individuals in South Florida experience food insecurity; 340,740 of those are children. The food insecurity rate in South Florida is 16.9 percent. Recently, Feeding South Florida’s agencies are reporting a 39 percent increase in the demand for food services, due to the current economic climate.